Castle Island

By - 4/17/14 - 6:39 am
Sugar Bowl boat

Steve Bikes photographed the loose boat on the rocks of the Sugar Bowl.

By - 2/22/14 - 4:45 pm
Long line at Sullivan's at Castle Island

What seemed like most of South Boston showed up at Castle Island today for the first day of Sullivan's in 2014.

We arrived at the end of the line at Sullivan's around 2:15 p.m. We got to place our orders at 2:55 p.m.

Although the air temperature was 52, the wind chill was way, way lower, thanks to an unceasing and heavy wind that... Read more

By - 2/20/14 - 10:04 am

The Castle Island food stand throws caution to the winds:

Let's tempt fate and tell mother nature we've had enough of this winter! Opening EARLY-this SATURDAY, Feb. 22. Getting the grills ready now...

By - 1/9/14 - 12:40 pm

The Herald reports on this morning's rescue off Castle Island.

By - 1/2/14 - 10:26 am

Boston Police report they are looking into what killed a woman whose body was recovered by firefighters around 1:35 p.m. yesterday.

By - 12/1/13 - 11:38 pm

Stevil spent some time at Castle Island on Saturday afternoon.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/28/13 - 10:17 pm

Pleasure Bay in the fog.

Southie Spots took in the misty Beacon to the Dream lanterns that ringed Castle Island on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's famous speech.... Read more

By - 7/27/13 - 11:56 pm

UPDATE, 12:35 a.m.: BFD boats returning from the scene, without finding the body. Coast Guard statement.

Ed Baur reports a man fell off the Provincetown II shortly before 11 p.m., somewhere between Deer Island and Castle Island.

The ship was scheduled for a country-music cruise tonight.... Read more

By - 6/17/13 - 6:00 pm

Castle Island before the storm

Lindsay Birch snapped the scene in South Boston around 5:45, adds:

Looks like I got my run in just in time at Castle Island.

Chris Weigel watched lightning hit the ground at Logan Airport:

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By - 6/1/13 - 11:16 am

Sugar Bowl hole

Remember a couple weeks ago when the state shut the Sugar Bowl path at Castle Island for repairs? As Dave Shea noticed this morning, looks like they have some more work to do.... Read more

By - 3/7/13 - 8:14 am

Wicked heavy traffic, wicked high tide at Neponset River Bridge. Photo by Boston Harbor Beacon.Wicked bad traffic into Boston, wicked high tide at Neponset River Bridge. Photo by Boston Harbor Beacon.

State Police,... Read more

By - 3/3/13 - 1:08 pm

Brian D'Amico and AlertNewEngland report a man went over the seawall at the Castle island Sugar Bowl to try to rescue his dog, then couldn't get back up over the seawall. The firefighters of Ladder 19 pulled him back over - along with the dog.

By - 2/23/13 - 2:25 pm

Sullivan's open for the season

Paul Villanova took in the re-opening of Sullivan's at Castle Island today.... Read more

By - 2/20/13 - 8:33 pm

Sullivan's at Castle Island opens this Saturday. Maybe they'll serve French toast.

By - 8/19/12 - 4:13 pm

The Constitution went out into the Outer Harbor today and briefly sailed under its own power in honor of the 200th anniversary of its victory over HMS Guerriere. On its return trip to the Charlestown Navy Yard, it paused off Castle Island to shoot its cannons.

Brian D'Amico took photos. Paul Keleher was there... Read more

By - 5/29/12 - 8:42 am

Updated 2:15 p.m.

State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are investigating how a 60-year-old Dorchester man wound up dead in the water off Castle Island this morning.

State Police recovered the man's body this morning after a passerby noticed it in the water around 7 a.m., the DA's office says. A cause of death has yet to be established; an autopsy is... Read more

By - 6/10/11 - 7:54 pm

Sullivan's goes green

Paul Keleher notices a difference at the Castle Island food stand this season - solar panels on the roof.

Copyright Paul Keleher. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 2/26/11 - 1:42 pm

Steven reports Sullivan's at Castle Island is open today.

By - 2/9/11 - 12:12 am

South Boston sunset

Sebastian Z. ventured out to Castle Island on a recent cold afternoon for this shot of the Sugar Bowl gazebo.

Copyright Sebastian Z. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 8/8/10 - 1:18 pm

Scooterdude, who normally plies the air currents around the Hancock with his sail-equipped scooter, goes over to Castle Island with his new sail, only to run into immediate opposition from park rangers:

"THERE'S NONE OF THAT HERE. YOU CAN SKATEBOARD (dubious!) on the walk or sail out there on the water, but you can't do both. We just sent two to the hospital for

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